Japan – GBRI
 

According to WWF, three Japanese ships killed more than 50 minke whales in part of the Ross Sea marine protection area (MPA) in January and February 2018 even as fishing is restricted in that area to protect marine life like blue, humpback, minke and killer whales, emperor penguins and Weddell seals. The disclosure comes on the opening […]

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Many parts around the world are facing severe heatwaves at present. Japan has decided to declare these scorching conditions a natural disaster as heat-related deaths touched 77 on Tuesday. More than 30,000 people have been hospitalized for heat-related illnesses since July 9. The highest temperature ever recorded by the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) was reported on […]

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Japanese whalers captured 333 cetaceans in the Antarctic Ocean last summer as part of the country’s annual “research” hunt. The campaign began in November last year as part of Japan’s controversial “scientific” whaling. Out of the 333 minke whales caught during the controversial 12-week expedition, 181 were female – including 53 immature ones. Figures show that […]

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